As one of only two national grocery retailers in Canada, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Price Chopper, Thrifty Foods and Lawtons Drugs, as well as more than 350 retail fuel locations. Our five core retail food formats are designed to ensure that we have the right offering in the right-sized stores for each individual market we serve – from our full service format to the convenience format, each tailored to satisfy the unique occasion-based food shopping needs of our customers.
A proudly Canadian company with more than 111 years in the food business, Sobeys Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited, headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.
Sobeys and its franchisees and affiliates employ more than 120,000 people from coast-to-coast.
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* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations